Città di Vicenza

Training courses for adults (english)

Updated to: 17/04/2019

The Provincial Adult Education Centers (Cpia), which have replaced, as from 1 September 2015, the Permanent Territorial Centers for Adult Education and Training (CTP), are the instrument provided by the Italian school system to organize and manage services and activities aimed at basic education and training or re-entering in adult education. Each year they plan institutional and training courses to expand the training offer.

 
Institutional courses

  • diploma of first level secondary school (middle school)
  • Italian language courses for foreign adults level A1 and A2

 
Courses to extend the training offer

  • Italian language courses for foreign adults at PreA1 level and above A2 level
  • Foreign language courses
  • Computer courses
  • Other types of courses based on the number of requests

The provincial administrative headquarters is located at the Istituto Comprensivo 4 "Barolini" in via Palemone 20.
In Vicenza, there are two associates of Cpia: the seat in Vicenza East, located at the Istituto Comprensivo 4 "Barolini" in via Palemone 20, and the seat in Vicenza West located at the Istituto Comprensivo 9 in via Bellini 106.
In particular:

The seat in Vicenza East organizes:

  • courses for obtaining the diploma of first level secondary school (middle school);
  • Italian language courses for foreigners at various levels;
  • English courses at various levels;
  • computer courses (computer literacy and insights);
  • it is examination seat for obtaining the Certificate of Knowledge of Italian (Celi) in agreement with the University of Perugia.

Moreover, the training offer includes:

  • basic art courses;
  • guided tours and exhibitions;
  • English courses for retirees.

The courses can last a year, a quarter or be based on a modular approach, and take place in the morning, afternoon or evening depending on the needs of the participants.

The seat in Vicenza West organizes:

  • courses for obtaining the diploma of first level secondary school (middle school);
  • Italian language courses for foreigners at various levels;
  • computer courses: basic, word, excel, access, power point and Internet;
  • English courses at various levels;
  • Spanish courses;
  • It is examination seat for obtaining the Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language (Cils) in agreement with the Foreigners University of Siena.

The courses can last a year, a quarter or be based on a modular approach, and take place in the morning, afternoon or evening.

In agreement with the Prefecture of Vicenza, both East and West seats of Vicenza are examination seats for A2-level Italian language knowledge tests for obtaining a long-term residence permit (residence card) and seats for civic training sessions provided for in the Integration Pact.

Where and when

Provincial Adult Education Centers (Cpia) of Vicenza East

First level secondary school Barolini

Address: Via Palemone 20

Phone: 04441813190

Email: vicenzaest@cpiavicenza.gov.it

Opening hours:

from Monday to Friday from 11 am to 1pm

Website: Cpia Vicenza

Provincial Adult Education Centers (Cpia) di Vicenza West

First level secondary school Ambrosoli

Address: Via Bellini 106

Phone: 04441813193

Email: vicenzaovest@cpiavicenza.gov.it

Opening hours:

(please contact the secretary’s office for details about opening days and times)

Website: Cpia Vicenza